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Public Sector Salary Disclosure

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 – Peterborough Public Health In compliance with the Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, a listing of Peterborough Public Health’s salaries and benefits exceeding $100,000 for 2015 has been posted on Public Health’s website and is available from the link below: 2015 Public Sector Salary Disclosure  

Public Health Declares Community-Wide Influenza Outbreak for Local Area

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 – This week Medical Officer of Health Dr. Rosana Salvaterra declared a community-wide influenza outbreak in Peterborough due to a recent increase in the number of confirmed local cases. “We now have had influenza outbreaks at four long term care homes in our area, and have seen an increased number of patients presenting […]

Physical Literacy Summit

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 17, 2016

March 16, 2016 – Design Ways to Help Kids and Adults Master Active Living Skills for Life Educators, Sport and Recreation Providers Invited to Physical Literacy Summit on April 15 & 16 What is Physical Literacy? “Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for […]

Local Agencies Invited to Join Mock Pandemic Response Exercise April 19

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 15, 2016

March 15, 2016 – Local Agencies Invited to Join Mock Pandemic Response Exercise April 19 Community Organizations and Local Groups Encouraged to Take Part in Free Half-Day Table-Top Exercise The Peterborough Public Health invites representatives from local agencies and community groups to participate in a large-scale human-health emergency related table-top exercise on Tuesday, April 19 […]

March 9 BOH Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 11, 2016

March 11, 206 – To view the meeting summary from the March 9 Board of Health Meeting click the image below

Local School Bites into Healthy Eating During the “Great Big Crunch”

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 10, 2016

March 9, 2016 –  Edmison Heights Students Celebrate Healthy, Local Food During Nutrition Month Today, Edmison Heights Public School students in grades 3-6 crunched down on Ontario Empire apples at 2:30 p.m. in synch with hundreds of thousands of students across the nation. The Great Big Crunch is a synchronized bite into locally grown apples. “It’s […]

Board of Health Meets March 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 07, 2016

Board of Health Meets March 9 at 5:30 p.m. Location: Selwyn Township Office Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Selwyn Township Office, 1310 Centre Line Smith Ward, Selwyn, Ontario. Free parking is available on site. To […]

Registered Dietitians Encourage Local Residents to Take the “100 Meal Journey”

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 01, 2016

March 1, 2016 – Campaign Geared at Making Simple Changes One Meal at a Time As Nutrition Month gets underway today for the month of March, Registered Dietitians at Peterborough Public Health are inviting local residents to join in the national campaign to take the “100 meal journey”. “We know that only 39% of our residents […]